English As She Is Spoke

Author: Pedro Carolino
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ISBN: 9781542626972
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EVERY one who loves a laugh," says Fun, "should either buy, beg, borrow, or--we had almost said steal--this book; for in sober earnest we aver that it is not given to every one to 'jest so.'"

English As She Is Spoke

Author: José da Fonseca
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The piquancy of Senhor Pedro Carolino's New Guide of the Conversation in
Portuguese and English is enhanced by the evident bona fides and careful
compilation of " the little book," or as Pedro himself gravely expresses it, '.' for the
care what we wrote him, and for her typographical correction." In short, the New
Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English was written with serious ^
intent, and for the purpose of initiating Portuguese students into ii. Introduction.

English As She Is Spoke

Author: Jose de Fonseca & Carolino
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625580312
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In 1855, when Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino wrote an English phrasebook for Portuguese students, they faced just one problem: they didn't know any English.

English As She Is Spoke Or A Jest In Sober Earnest

Author: José da Fonseca
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... a Guide to Conversation in a language of which it is only too evident that every
word is utterly strange to him. The Teutonic sage who evolved the ideal portrait of
an elephant from his " inner consciousness " was a commonplace, matter-of-fact
person compared with the daring visionary who conjures up a complete system
of language from the same fertile but untrustworthy source. The piquancy of
Senhor Pedro Carolino's Pow Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and
English is ...

Mark Twain Speaking

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587297191
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At the time of his speech the company had just had a tremendous success with
General Grant's Memoirs. Mr. Beaman / Charles Cotesworth Beaman (1840-1900
). American lawyer. Associated with the law firm of Evarts, Southmayd and
Choate, he was a specialist in marine and international law. English as She is
Spoke / By Pedro Carolino, published as The New Guide of the Conversation in
Portuguese and English, with an introduction by Mark Twain, in 1883. It is a
series of lessons ...

Everything You Want To Know About The Bible

Author: Peter Douglas Downey
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310872189
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Take, for example, the case of José da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino who,
according to Stephen Pile's Book of Heroic Failures, penned the definitive work in
poor translation. Fonseca and Carolino's work, English As She Is Spoke: The
New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English, a phrase book for
Portuguese holidaymakers, was published in 1855. Fonseca and Carolino were
obviously determined men. They didn't let the insignificant fact that they spoke no
English get ...

The Creating Word

Author: Patricia Demers
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349079545
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Papers from an International Conference on the Learning and Teaching of
English in the 1980s Patricia Demers. 17. ... It is scientism again that has inspired
other mechanical operations upon language – Basic English, phonetic spelling,
Esperantos and Interlinguas, new alphabets for learning, machine translation,
and the teaching of foreign languages phrase by ... Pedro Carolino, New Guide
of the Conversation in Portuguese and English, reprinted as English as She Is
Spoke, ed.

The Private Library

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In 1969, I assisted J. M. Dent & Sons in preparation of an English edition of
English As She is Spoke, but with the news of a Dover Books reprint of selections
from Carolino's The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English,
Dent abruptly abandoned the project. Incidentally there are two states of the
Dover Books reprint of 1 969. The first issue bears the cover title English As She
is Spoke; The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English. The
second issue ...

Health At Home

Author: Alfred Hudson Guernsey
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English. as. She. is. Spoke;. Or, A Jest in Sober Earnest. Compiled from the
celebrated "Xew Guide of Conversation in Portuguese and English." " ' We expect
then, who the little book (for the care what we wrote him, and for her
typographical correction) that may be worth the acceptation of the ... This is a
literal quotation from the preface of one of the most excruciatingly funny little
books that has ever been piven to the world, 'The New Guide of Conversation in
Portuguese and English.

Totally Weird And Wonderful Words

Author: Erin McKean
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199886036
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(Which last deserves several readings at different levels.) Perhaps the most
absurd phrasebook is English as She is Spoke: The new guide of the
conversation in Portuguese and English in two parts (1855), by Pedro Caroline
and Jose da Fonseca, which includes this nearly incomprehensible sentence in
its introduction: “We expect then, who the little book (for the care what we wrote
him, and for her typographical correction) that may be worth the expectation of
the studious persons, ...